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Area Obituaries

George Edward Perry

ANDERSON – George Edward Perry, age 95, of Anderson, passed away on Monday, May 16, 2022, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. George was born in Tipton on March 29, 1927, to the late William Frank and Rosa (Silvey) Perry. On Feb. 5, 1949, he married Mary Blanche (Stutsman) Perry and they shared 67 years…

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Evelyn B. Planalp

Evelyn Bernice Planalp, 96, of Tipton passed away at 11:11 a.m. on Thursday, May 19, 2022, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Tipton surrounded by her children. Evelyn was born in Tipton on Oct. 28, 1925, to Ernie and Dorothy (Wilhelm) Moon. She married Dale E. Planalp on June 18, 1944, and after 73 years of…

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Eugene R. Smith

Eugene R. Smith, age 101, of Elwood, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Tipton. He was born in Grand Rapids, Minn., on Oct. 2, 1920, to the late John and Lucy (LeClair) Smith. On Sept. 27, 1941, he married Dorothy (Long) Smith and they shared 31 years of…

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Tana Lynn Granger

FRANKTON – Tana Lynn Granger, age 73, of Frankton, passed away on Monday, April 25, 2022, at Community Hospital in Anderson. Tana was born in Greensburg, Ind. on June 6, 1948, to Jack Woods and Evalyn Couch. On May 13, 1966, she married the love of her life, David Granger, sharing nearly 56 years of…

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Rev. Alvin Beck Covell

FRANKTON – The Rev. Alvin Beck Covell, age 87, of Frankton, passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at Bethany Pointe Health Campus in Anderson, following an extended illness. He was born in Angola on Nov. 30, 1934, to the late Jesse and Margaret (Beck) Covell. On Sept. 9, 1956, he married the love of…

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Patricia Anne “Patty” Robertson

Patricia Anne “Patty” Robertson, age 81, of Elwood, passed away peacefully at her residence surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Dunbar, W.Vir., on March 1, 1941, to the late Thomas and Elizabeth (McCallum) Davis. She was a 1959 graduate of Wendell…

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Alberta “Valerie” J. (Sizelove) Charnstrom

Alberta “Valerie” J. (Sizelove) Charnstrom, age 94 of Bend, Ore., Portland, Ore. and formerly Elwood, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 23, 2022, following an illness. Alberta was born on Nov. 12, 1927, in Elwood, the only daughter of Clinton and Ruth (Fouts) Sizelove. She was a 1945 graduate of Wendell L. Willkie High School…

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Terrie P. (Sizelove) Helton

FRANKTON – Terrie P. (Sizelove) Helton, age 71, and a longtime resident of Frankton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 26, 2022, at her daughter’s home following a brief illness. She was born Aug. 8, 1950, in Kokomo, the daughter of Joan (Crull) Gardner. She was a 1968 graduate of Wendell L. Willkie High School…

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Jimmie Lee Walden

ORESTES – Jimmie Lee Walden, age 67, of Orestes, passed away on Monday, April 25, 2022, at his residence following an extended illness. Jimmie was born in Elwood on Sept. 21, 1954, to the late James and Florence (Cole) Walden. Jimmie was a member of the last class to graduate from Wendell L. Willkie High…

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Robert Michael Kelly

ANDERSON – Robert Michael Kelly, age 70, of Anderson and formerly of Elwood, passed away on Monday, April 25, 2022, at Bridgewater Healthcare Center in Westfield. Robert was born in Elwood on Nov. 6, 1951, to the late William and Barbara Kelly. On May 13, 1976, he married Mary Margaret (Collier) Kelly and they shared…

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